The Scafell Hotel is located in the very heart of Borrowdale considered by many as England s finest valley. The hotel is surrounded by mighty fells tranquil meadows and crystal clear waters. The Hotel is situated almost at the foot of Great Gable and the Scafell Massif and is therefore an excellent centre for walking either in the valley along river banks the Derwentwater lake shorethe fells or on Lakelands highest peaks. For those wishing to tour around it is an ideal centre from which to visit other Lake District locations. Those who are content with gentle rambling or just lazing on restful lawns fringed by trees amidst imposing scenery will be equally happy staying here. The comfortable bedrooms beautifully decorated and some furnished with traditional antique furniture are all equipped with private facilitiesTV radio and tea / coffee making facilities. The public rooms have been tastefully furnished including the elegantly re- furnished lounge and restaurant where one can enjoy excellent fare prepared by skilled chefs. Under the direction for the past 37 years of the ownerMiles Jessop and now Managing Director Andrew Nelson who together with the management and staff of the Scafell Hotel offer an efficient and friendly service so making this comfortable Hotel a perfect base for exploring the Lake District.
WalkLakes recognises that hill walking, or walking in the mountains, is an activity with a danger of personal injury or death.
Participants in these activities should be aware of and accept these risks and be responsible for their own actions.